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Berkshire Health Systems PACS Specialist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

This position has On Call required every other week to support imaging Technology related issues.

  • Under the general direction of the Director Imaging Technology, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with the development, planning, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining of day-to-day operations of the primary RIS (Radiology Information System) and CIS (Cardiology Information System), including PACS, RIS, Enterprise Archive, UV (Universal Viewer) & CCW (Centricity Cardio Workflow), as well as every other in -house post-processing DICOM software in-house. Responsible for the support of all RIS (Radiology Information System) components, including dictation/voice recognition system (Powerscribe), mammography reporting system (Penrad), and quality improvement reporting system (Peervue) and any other third-party systems that support Radiology and Cardiology departments. Individual will be expected to act as a liaison in information technology projects/issues for Imaging related services. IT responsibilities include trouble shooting, problem management and apply analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve systems issues to maximize the efficiency and benefit of the Imaging technology division of the IT department at Berkshire Health Systems.

  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)

  • Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years Full Time experience as Radiology/Cardiology PACS Administrator or Analyst required.

  • Experience with voice dictation systems, like PowerScribe, Penrad, and/or CCW required.

  • Experience working with imaging modalities, hardware and networks required.

  • Experience working with Radiology Information Systems (RIS); preferably Meditech Expanse required.

  • Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology or equivalent experience required.

  • Expert proficiency in PACS, and high level of proficiency in RIS workflows is required.

  • Expert computer proficiency is required in this role.

  • Expert Knowledge of PACS systems and radiology workflows required; preferably Centricity PACS.

  • License, Certification & Registration:

  • Certified Imaging Informatics Professional (CIIP) preferred, not required .

  • Certified PACS Associate (CPAS) preferred, not required .

  • Certified DICOM Integration Professional (CDIP) preferred, not required .

  • Certified PACS System Analyst (CPSA) preferred, not required .

  • Other Requirements:

  • Exceptional computer software and systems skills.

  • Available during non-working hours to come in when problems arise or as needed.

  • Must be available for on-call Imaging related IT needs.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences, both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong adult teaching skills in both individual and group settings.

  • Ability to deal with groups and conduct meetings.

  • Proven process and analytical ability.

  • Independent, well-organized and systematic in work.

  • Knowledge of diagnostic imaging processes and terminology.

  • Self-motivated, independent and possess the ability to learn quickly.

  • Ability to deal efficiently, ethically and courteously with all hospital personnel.